How to File a Complaint

The Internal Affairs Unit is responsible for conducting investigations of alleged misconduct by department members while ensuring appropriate due process and Peace Officer Bill of Rights assurances are provided. The unit is also charged with overseeing the application process of concealed weapons permits and various business licensing required by County and Contract City ordinance. The department considers its relations with the community to be of paramount importance and encourages citizens to express their opinions regarding the performance, professionalism, and conduct of our employees. Below you will find a copy of our Personnel Complaint Form. Download a copy of the Personnel Complaint Form. Complaints can be mailed to:

Orange County Sheriff's Department
Attn: Internal Affairs
P.O. Box 449
Santa Ana, CA 92702-9951